Engineer One DoubleTree Grand Rapids

    • Job Tracking ID: 512688-701960
    • Job Location: Grand Rapids, MI
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 06, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Grand Rapids Airport
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Job Description:

Job Title: Engineer One

Department: Engineer

Reports To: Director of Engineering/Chief Engineer

Purpose of the Position: Primary function is to provide advanced technical repairs and maintenance to all hotel systems, equipment and physical features.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Produce accurate logs, charts and PM forms
  • Efficiently and safely operate central HVAC equipment and mechanical equipment using sound engineering practices and specified corporate operating procedures
  • Trouble-shoot electrical and pneumatic problems and repair them as quickly and economically as possible
  • Be familiar with and maintain all fire safety equipment operations and implement emergency procedures when required
  • Respond to any HVAC calls or room calls as a priority
  • Maintain accurate records of equipment and all work performed
  • Maintain a high standard of safety and cleanliness in the department and work areas; adhere to the clean-as-you-go policy
  • Accurately and efficiently repair and maintain the following:
    • all food production and related equipment;
    • all laundry equipment;
    • all ice machines and refrigeration systems;
    • all boilers and plumbing systems;
    • all air conditioning and heating equipment and systems and
    • all electrical and natural gas distribution systems
  • Perform preventive and predictive maintenance on an on-going basis
  • Accurately and efficiently test, operate and maintain building emergency systems on a monthly or quarterly basis as outlined in company’s Fire Life Safety Checklist
  • Maintain the preventive maintenance schedule on a monthly or quarterly basis as outlined in company’s Fire Life safety Checklist
  • Specify and order tools, parts, materials and supplies, following the hotel purchase order or requisition system

Experience and Skills:

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

  • Able to communicate accurately and effectively in verbal and written form with guests and employees so as to respond accurately and completely to people to give directions, instructions, information, answer questions and provide service as required
  • Efficiently operate small hand tools such as drills, grinders, saws, etc.
  • Safely climb ladders and stairs.
  • Efficiently and safely operate light machinery such as key cutter, drill press, radial arm saw, etc
  • Understand and efficiently operate advanced electrical, plumbing, refrigeration and boiler systems
  • Efficiently handle test equipment, hand tools, keys, etc
    • Lift and carry heavy objects such as boxes, televisions, ladders, etc
    • Operate complex building systems
    • Efficiently maintain and repair equipment
    • Must have a valid driver license
    • Must be flexible enough to work any shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays

    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Trade school preferred
    • Experience as an Engineer One in a hotel, resort, hospital, or college campus

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    • Able to communicate accurately and effectively in verbal and written form with guests and employees so as to respond accurately and completely to people to give directions, instructions, information, answer questions and provide service as required
    • Read and understand test equipment and measuring devices
    • Read and understand blueprints, schematic drawings and technical parts breakdowns

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    • Able to perform basic mathematical calculations

    REASONING ABILITY

    • Ability to quickly and accurately assess situations that require sound decision making
    • Work under timelines and complete goals that are in the best interest of the guest, hotel and department in a fast paced and quickly changing environment
    • Able to prioritize work and projects keeping in mind how they affect guests, business flow and other resources of the hotel